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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Mutation Enriched Targeted Re Sequencing

    SBC: TRANSGENOMIC, INC.            Topic: 103

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Low level tumor associated somatic DNA mutations can have profound implications for development of metastasis prognosis choice of treatment follow up or early cancer detection Unless they are effectively detected these low level mutations can misinform patient management decisions or become missed opportunities for personalized medicine Widely used tech ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  2. Development of a Non adjuvanted VLP Vaccine against Stealth H N Influenza

    SBC: EPIVAX, INC.            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant The avian origin H N influenza virus that emerged in humans in China in presents a unique challenge to vaccine development because it is poorly immunogenic Neutralizing antibodies are not detected in acute phase infection Anti H antibody responses are significantly delayed and exhibit low avidity in comparison with antibodies generated following seas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  3. Reducing Health Disparities with a Web Based Learning Management System GURULZ

    SBC: MY COVERAGE PLAN INC.            Topic: NIMHD

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant My Coverage Plan Inc MCP proposes Reducing Health Disparities with a Web Based Learning Management System GURULZ Reducing uncompensated care helps disparity patients and providers Lack of knowledge about health coverage resources helped create $ billion of uncompensated care in in the U S according to the Kaiser Foundation The andquot GURUL ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  4. Tools for Exceptional Overexpression and Structural Stabilization of Membrane Proteins in Mammalian Cells

    SBC: LUCIGEN CORPORATION            Topic: 101

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant In this Phase I proposal we plan to develop two technologies to dramatically increase the expression and crystallization of properly folded recombinant membrane proteins from mammalian cell culture The most common methods to produce high yields of recombinant proteins at low cost rely on bacterial yeast or insect cell expression However the proteins produ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  5. Malarial Retinopathy Screening System for Improved Diagnosis of Cerebral Malaria

    SBC: Visionquest Biomedical LLC            Topic: NIAID

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Cerebral malaria CM is a life threatening neurological complication associated with malarial infection Malaria affects about million people worldwide and claims lives annually of whom are African children under years of age CM is mistakenly over diagnosed about of the time in which the cases of concurrent non CM diseases with simil ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  6. I Live Inspired Individually Tailored and Integrated Social Support Network for Tobacco Cessation

    SBC: Live Inspired, LLC            Topic: NIDA

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Smoking kills Americans annually exacerbates myriad diseases and costs billions in healthcare and productivity losses Numerous barriers exist to accessing traditional treatment e g costs traveling to and scheduling appointments other logistics Text messaging is an extremely popular communication method Over of all Americans use text m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  7. Characterization of a low mutation rate E coli in extended fermentation

    SBC: SCARAB GENOMICS, LLC            Topic: 200

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Scarab Genomics was founded to improve E coli as an industrial organism by genome engineering These strains have stable genomes since all prophages transposable and IS elements and the error prone repair systems were removed A recA version has always been provided as an option The goal of the Phase I project was to ascertain whether the changes already in ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  8. Riboswitch Based Methyltransferase HTS Assay for Epigenetic Drug Discovery

    SBC: Bellbrook Labs, LLC            Topic: 300

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Epigenetic regulation of gene expression via methylation has been implicated in diverse diseases including cancer diabetes and inflammation and high throughput screening for histone methyltransferase HMT inhibitors is an area of intense drug discovery effort However there are significant shortcomings with existing HMT enzyme assay methods and these are s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  9. A high volume parallel acoustic flow cytometer for the detection of rare cells or particles in a large sample volume with a low background concentration i e very dilute samples

    SBC: ETA DIAGNOSTICS, INC            Topic: 400

    DESCRIPTION provided by applicant Many biomedical applications require the detection of rare cells or particles in large sample volumes These applications can be divided into those that require the detection of highly dilute cells in a large sample volume and those that require the detection of rare cells in a high background concentration of similar cells within a large volume Though flow cy ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
  10. Point of care immunoassay for rapid diagnosis of tinea capitis

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: NIBIB

    Tinea capitis scalp ringworm is a fungal dermatophyte infection of scalp hair follicles that afflicts of the U S pediatric population Tinea capitis is a major health care disparity because it occurs predominantly among individuals with a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and sub Saharan African descent Diagnosis of tinea capitis is currently dependent on culture and microscopy Both ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Health and Human ServicesNational Institutes of Health
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